Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Alliance for Affordable Energy

Contact Info


2372 St. Claude Ave.
3rd floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
Directions To Agency: Coming from Downtown, Head West on Poydras toward Carondelet St. Turn right onto OKeefe Ave. Turn left onto Common St. Turn right onto S. Rampart St. Continue onto St.Claude Ave. Coming from Uptown, take S. Claiborne Ave towards town, merge onto I-10 via the rampon the left to Slidell. Take exit 236B to merge onto S/N Claiborne Ave, go to Elysian Fields, turn right, the next light is St. Claude. Go just past the light and make the U-turn back to St. Claude, turn right. The destination is at the next light-St. Roch and St. Claude. Coming from Mid-City, Take N. Orleans Ave toward N. Broad, continue to N. Claiborne(ground level), turn left on N. Claiborne. Continue to St. Bernard and turn right. Continue onto McShane Place. Continue onto St. Claude cross over Elysian Fields to St. Roch and St. Claude Ave. Destination is on the right in the New ORleans Healing Center Building.
Primary Phone: 504-208-9761

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Jonathan Alan Scott

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:9am to 5pm
Beginning date for service:04/01/2012

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
We are currently looking for Law students as interns/volunteers interested in helping us out for the summer. We have a lot of work to do organizing and consolidating information from the last few years. We are also interested in volunteers/interns that have a skills and or background in social networking,media,marketing and public relation, graphic design, communications, education, research.
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Mission statements

The Alliance for Affordable Energy advocates for fair, affordable and environmentally responsible,community-based energy.

Value statement

The Alliance for Affordable Energy believes that every person has the right to affordable energy derived from an environmentally responsible source.

Division Mission Statements

  • BuildSmart Learning Center
  • Climate and Clean Energy
  • Overall Programs
  • Regulatory Affairs/ Ratepayer Protection
  • Sustainable Re-Build

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Affordable, Sustainable Energy
  • Climate Change
  • Consumer advocacy
  • Economic Development
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Environment and Disaster Recovery
  • Environmental policy
  • Public Policy
  • Public Relations
  • Sustainable Re-building

Public Service Needs

  • Conduct best practices research
  • Conduct comparative research
  • Develop curriculum for adults
  • Collect data
  • Develop a new database or contribute content to an existing database
  • Conduct engaged research
  • Raise funds
  • The intern will aid the 7th Ward Neighborhood Center in creating a membership database that will enable the Center to communicate with community groups and individuals, and to build a sustainable grassroots fundraising structure.
  • Provide administrative assistance
  • Organize an outreach event
  • Coordinate programs
  • Develop publicity material
  • Submitting articles for publication
  • Student will research online databases and corporate websites for private and public grants for non-profit educational programming.
  • Coordinate Vols.

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Alternative Energy workshops
  • Energy consumer advocacy
  • Energy reduction and conservation workshops
  • Energy regulatory, energy efficiency & global warming expertise
  • Grassroots Advocacy
  • Green Collar Job training (LA Green Corps)
  • Weatherization/ Radiant Barrier

Public Service Activities

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